Buried in an energy bill signed into law by President Bush last December was a little-noticed provision that phases out incandescent light bulbs over the next four to 12 years in favor of more energy-efficient technology.
Rensselaer's Lighting Research Center Announces Next LED Lighting Institute Sessions
Slated for Sept. 18, 19, and 20, 2007, Rensselaer Polytechnic's Lighting Research Center (LRC) LED Lighting Institute has been expanded to accommodate the requests of previous students for more information and more time for hands-on sessions with LEDs.
Ludwig Mies van der Rohe's Farnsworth House and Philip Johnson's Glass House stand as seminal works of minimalist architecture. Few who laud the uninterrupted roofs and floor planes, however, would want either house as their home: The large expanses of glass make both houses demanding and expensive...